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Accidental Symbols in Music

Accidental Symbols in Music

-Learn How to Read Music! The Meaning of Accidental Symbols Accidentals are a special symbol within music. These symbols appear within the actual lines and stanzas of the sheet of music to let the musician know when to slightly lower, slight raise, or play the note in its natural state. An accidental appears just before the note in which it affects. As far back as the 1700’s accidentals have appeared on sheets of music to alter the key signature in specific places. When an accidental is placed with in the piece of music it affects the notes within the measure only. This means that all of the same note within […]

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